| 45 (2014)|
Pineville, LA 71360, USA
St. Mark's Cathedral
| The Rt. Rev. Jacob Wayne Owensby|
Province 7 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America
The Episcopal Diocese of Western Louisiana is the diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America whose territory comprises the western part of the state of Louisiana, including Shreveport.
Episcopal Diocese of Western Louisiana Wikipedia
Organized through division of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana in 1979, it had (as of 2006) 48 parishes, 11,603 active baptized members, and an average Sunday attendance of 4,015. The diocese and its parishes sponsor nine parochial schools and preschools. The diocese is part of Province VII.
There have been four bishops of Western Louisiana:
- Willis R. Henton (1979–1988)
- Robert Jefferson Hargrove, Jr. (1990–2001)
- D. Bruce MacPherson (2002–2012)
- Jacob Wayne Owensby (July 2012–present)
The diocesan cathedral is St. Mark's, Shreveport; the diocesan offices are in the former parish hall of Mt. Olivet Chapel in Pineville.